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US

The innovative team professionals share a singular common passion, to build superior, more resilient residential & light commercial structures fully equipped to defend against Mother Nature's most extreme weather events.

Spanning two continents, Australia & the United States of America, the experienced DesignStone team specialise in the building materials, building & construction industries on a global scale. 

GLOBAL PURSUIT

The innovative team professionals share a singular common passion, to build superior, more resilient residential & light commercial structures fully equipped to defend against Mother Nature's most extreme weather events.

 

The company DesignStone Pty Ltd was created in 2015 segregating the product from the pioneer development company & licensed distributor & certified installer for Western Australia (D.A. Burke Builders Pty Ltd) with the aim to commercialize the DesignStone product in the United States of America & Australia.

 

Shortly after inception, the Australian DesignStone commercialization management team was formed and tasked with developing a strategic network of construction and housing industries service providers, professionals, and partner consultants.

 

In 2016 the Global DesignStone commercialization team was established, the aim to identify suitable licenses (manufacturers, distributors, users, installers) to better address the global need to build stronger, safer, more equip resilient communities through the distribution of the DesignStone product.

 

Today, DesignStone continues its global pursuit through established reputable networks & encourages innovative individuals, professionals & companies interested in utilising the DesignStone technology either as consumer, licensee or specifier.

History

 

The DesignStone product referred to as Modular Precast Steel Form (MPSF) has been around for many years, the concept originally developed by registered builder & inventor Allan Burke in 1960`s has continued to be successfully manufactured & installed for generations to follow.

 

David Burke, second generation registered builder & entrepreneur with the assistance later in life of his son`s Clayton, Daryn & Matthew Burke who are qualified tradespeople, fellow registered building practitioner & entrepreneurs continue to utilise the product to this day on a global scale. DesignStone is the cumulated perfected result of years of continuous success in the marketplace & a constant pursuit of modernising various techniques & integration with other high-performance materials.

Industry Awards

 

DesignStone has been successfully implemented and recognized in multiple building industry awards.

2014 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2014 HIA – LandCorp Pilbara Housing Awards
Apartment Complex of the Year 
(Lot 1 Backbeach Road, Onslow, WA)

2014 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2014 HIA – LandCorp Pilbara Housing Awards
Apartment of the Year 
(Lot 1 Backbeach Road, Onslow, WA)

2014 | finalist

D.A. Burke Builders
2014 HIA – LandCorp Pilbara Housing Awards    
Framed Housing $800,001 & Over
(Lot 430 Cameron Ave, Onslow, WA)

2014 | finalist

D.A. Burke Builders
2014 HIA – LandCorp Pilbara Housing Awards    
Townhouse/Villa Development
(Lot 430 Cameron Ave, Onslow, WA)

2014 | finalist

D.A. Burke Builders
2014 HIA – LandCorp Pilbara Housing Awards    
Townhouse/Villa
(Lot 430 Cameron Ave, Onslow, WA)

2015 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2015 HIA Northwest Housing Awards
Apartment Complex of the Year 
(Lot 969 Cameron Ave, Onslow, WA)

2015 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2015 HIA Northwest Housing Awards    
Apartment of the Year 
(Lot 969 Cameron Ave, Onslow, WA)

2016 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2016 HIA Northwest Housing Awards    
Innovation in Housing Project of the Year
(Lot 101 Second Ave, Onslow, WA)


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2016 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2016 HIA Northwest Housing Awards    
Framed Housing $400,001 to $600,000
(Lot 184 Eaglenest Rd, Onslow, WA)

2016 | winner

D.A. Burke Builders
2016 HIA Northwest Housing Awards    
Custom Built Home $705,000 & Over
(Lot 101 Second Ave, Onslow, WA)


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Global Management Team
Clayton Burke | CEO

Phone: +61 0408137130

DesignStone`s founding director and system expert, Clayton has over 25 years of manufacturing, installing, specifying and selling the DesignStone Wall System to the low-to-medium density residential, commercial, tourism & remote AEC sectors including multiple award-winning projects built in Australia`s most extreme weather regions.

Clayton lead the breakaway initiative separating the DesignStone product line at the D.A. Burke Builders Construction Company to create an independent company. He has developed many new product lines, patents & manages the companies IP portfolio which includes several patents & patents pending. He regularly works with and is well respected within the AEC industry & project developer circles both in Australia, the U.S. & the Caribbean.

Tom McEvoy | President

Phone: 610-716-1599

DesignStone’s U.S. founder & representative for 2+ years. A building materials veteran who ran the Asian business out of Hong Kong and the European business out of London for Armstrong World Industries.  Tom left Armstrong to become President of High Concrete, one of the top five precast concrete manufacturers in North America.

While at High, he coordinated a project with Oldcastle to create the Altus Group, an independent company that developed and marketed precast concrete reinforced with a carbon fiber mesh.  He also became Chairman of PCI ( Precast Concrete Institute) during this time.  Tom is a graduate of Williams College and received a MBA from Emory University.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dani Capricho | Architectural Operations

Phone: 682-331-1620

DesignStone’s Architectural Operations Manager, Daniela has 15 years of successful experience in managing construction & remodeling of small commercial buildings, residential & franchise projects in Brazil, as DC.AD owner. Aiming for a rational use of construction methods & its impact on the environment, Dani developed partnerships with builders, land developers, architects & professionals alike. 
Well known for being a knowledgeable & passionate advocate for superior resilient construction techniques, Dani collaborated to educate & expand this idea for use within the industry. Dani`s constant pursuit of innovative construction solutions for buildings that have low environmental impact, fluid architectural capabilities & absolute durability, led her to join DesignStone in 2019.

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Our team of innovation experts are always on the lookout for like-minded specialists in the AU/USA building & construction & building materials industries.   

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